1 miles
Distance
147 ft
Climb
-268 ft
Descent
00:16:35
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Windmill Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Windmill Details

  • Riding Area
    Gooseberry Mesa
    Hurricane, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #14061 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

If you're ready to get off the slick rock and want some varied terrain with incredible views then the Windmill Loop is where it's at! White dots generally mark the trail. The trail will put you within a foot of the edge of the mesa at times so watch your step and have your camera ready!

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More Stats for Windmill bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -121 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,051 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,183 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,183 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,062 ft
  • Grade
    -1.667%
  • Grade max
    -70.431%
  • Grade min
    62.794%
  • Distance climb
    2,244 ft
  • Distance down
    4,156 ft
  • Distance flat
    864 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:59
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Status:
on Oct 29, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to windmill-9090 trailhead (37.146870, -113.183520)
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      Windmill Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 88 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 417 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      39 |
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 10:18pm
      Mar 18, 2018
      Windmill, Hurricane
      87 |
      Aug 1, 2016 @ 10:21pm
      Aug 1, 2016
      Windmill, Farmington
      152 |
      Nov 17, 2015 @ 6:41am
      Nov 17, 2015
      Windmill, Hurricane
      125 |
      Nov 17, 2015 @ 6:40am
      Nov 17, 2015
      Windmill, Hurricane

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Gooseberry Mesa Loop: N Rim-Gander
      13 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag whatmeworry44 (Jan 2, 2018 at 11:19)
       Very scenic section on the edge of the mesa, good flow, some technical
      [Reply]

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